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Countdown to Louisiana Derby Preview Day

Headlines for Friday, January 30, 2009 Countdown Continues To Louisiana Derby Preview Day Fair Grounds Flavor Simmers Over Monday's Eclipse Awards Dinner Zimmerman Hopeful for Fair Grounds Return Albarado, Asmussen Reward Fans with Longshot Payoffs Thursday Super Bowl Weekend...

Nans Joy Captures Thursday FG Feature

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 29, 2009) - Irish-bred Nans Joy rallied outside the early leaders and was up to be best by a length in Thursday's $48,000 allowance optional claiming feature for older fillies and mares on the turf at Fair Grounds. Conditioned by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and...

FG's Traditional Black Gold Stakes Showcased Saturday

Tradition take center stage Saturday at Fair Grounds with the 52nd running of the $60,000 Black Gold Stakes for 3-year-olds at about 5 1/2 furlongs over the Stall-Wilson turf course. To watch the weekend preview video click here.

FG's Traditional Black Gold Stakes Showcased Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 29, 2009) - Tradition take center stage Saturday at Fair Grounds with the 52nd running of the $60,000 Black Gold Stakes for 3-year-olds at about 5 1/2 furlongs over the Stall-Wilson turf course. The Black Gold is named in honor of the first of two Louisiana Derby...

Barn Notes: Louisiana Derby Preview Day Feb. 7 Firming Up

Grade III Lecomte Stakes winner Friesan Fire and third-place finisher Au Moon head the list of 3-year-olds under consideration for the $200,000 Grade III Risen Star Stakes Feb. 7 at Fair Grounds.

Louisiana Derby Preview Day Feb. 7 Firming Up

Headlines for Monday, January 26, 2009 Louisiana Derby Preview Day Feb. 7 Firming Up Trainer Pennino Celebrates 89th Birthday Sunday by Saddling Horse Delhomme Sends Out Upset Winner Saturday at Fair Grounds Sibille Ends Win Drought, And So Does Horse Schedule Changes For Super...

Get Rich Quick Wins Again Sunday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 25, 2009) - Pin Oak Stable's Get Rich Quick posted his second straight win at Fair Grounds when he circled the early leaders in the stretch to capture Sunday's allowance optional claiming feature by a half-length. Ridden by Miguel Mena and trained by Malcolm Pierce,...

Stormy West Wins Again in Marie Krantz Memorial

Diana and Guy Snowden's Stormy West remained perfect in three stakes starts at Fair Grounds this season when she captured Saturday's $60,000 Marie G. Krantz Memorial Handicap for older fillies and mares.

Stormy West Wins Again in Marie Krantz Memorial

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 24, 2009) - Diana and Guy Snowden's Stormy West remained perfect in three stakes starts at Fair Grounds this season when she captured Saturday's $60,000 Marie G. Krantz Memorial Handicap for older fillies and mares. Allowed to settle behind the early leaders, the...

House of Silver Wins Friday at Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 23, 2009) - John Gunther's House of Silver alternated for the early lead, drew clear briefly and then withstood a late bid by Naturalyontherocks to win Friday's $44,000 turf allowance feature at Fair Grounds by a half-length. House of Silver, a Wally Dollase trainee...